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PRIVACY POLICY

Our Commitment to Privacy
Adélie Solutions (Adélie) appreciates your interest in its products and services and your use of this website. Adélie recognizes that building long-term business relationships depends in large part on trust. Earning your trust begins with Adélie’s commitment to protecting your privacy. This privacy statement applies only to personal data collected during visits to Adélie’s website. It does not apply to personal data collected offline or manually processed data.

Notice
Adélie provides this online privacy statement to make you aware of Adélie’s privacy practices and the choices you may make about the way Adélie collects and uses personal information you provide through Adélie’s website. This statement is accessible on the home page of Adélie’s website and on every web page on that website.

Publicly Accessible Websites
You can visit Adélie’s publicly accessible websites (websites that do not require a password for access) without identifying yourself or revealing any personal information unless you choose to do so. Visitors to Adélie’s publicly accessible websites are asked to provide personal information such as name, mailing address, and e-mail address only if they want to communicate with Adélie (e.g., to ask a question or request information.) Adélie uses this personal information to communicate with you (e.g., answer your questions, respond to your requests). If you choose not to provide Adélie with personal information, you can still access certain portions of Adélie’s publicly accessible website.

Adélie collects non-personally identifiable information online such as a user’s domain name, browser type, date and time of access, and pages viewed to better understand your needs and to provide better service. Adélie uses non-personally identifiable information that it collects online to measure the number of visitors to a website and to determine the features of the website that users find useful based on the amount of traffic to those features. Adélie uses this information to enhance the user’s experience at the website and to prepare future content based on users’ interests.

Password-protected Websites and Portals
Adélie also sponsors a number of password-protected websites that it makes available to customers, suppliers, employees and others by invitation only. Before accessing these websites, you must complete a registration process, which requires you to provide personal information such as name, business affiliation, e-mail address, and in some cases nationality, to obtain access credentials. Adélie uses the personal information you supply during registration to verify your identify and permission to access a particular website, to provide you with customized content, to log your use of certain portions of Adélie’s password-protected websites or portals, to engage in transactions with you or your company, and/or to determine your eligibility to view and/or use export controlled content. In some cases, you may be asked to provide additional personal information after your initial registration to verify information you previously provided or to obtain access to additional services. If you choose not to provide Adélie with required personal information during or after the registration process, Adélie may deny you access to some or all portions of Adélie’s password-protected websites or portals.

In addition to personal information Adélie collects from users of its password-protected websites and portals, Adélie collects non-personally identifiable information online such as a user’s domain name, browser type, date and time of access, and pages viewed to better understand your needs and to provide better service. Adélie uses non-personally identifiable information that it collects online to measure the number of visitors to a website or portal and to determine the features of the website or portal that users find useful based on the amount of traffic to those features. Adélie uses this information to enhance the user’s experience at the website or portal and to prepare future content based on users’ interests.

Sharing the Information
Except as discussed below, Adélie will not sell, rent, or lease to third parties the personal information it collects online from you. Adélie may share personal information collected from you with Adélie affiliates and information technology contractors for the purposes described in this statement. Adélie will not otherwise share your personal information with third parties without your consent, unless required by law or as disclosed to you when the information is collected. If Adélie shares your personal information with a third party, such party will either be subject to Adélie’s policies or contractually required to provide the same privacy protection as Adélie in handling your personal information.

Choice and Onward Transfer of Data
As described above, Adélie will offer the opportunity to opt out of disclosure to third parties (other than Adélie affiliates and information technology contractors) of personal information Adélie collects online from you. Adélie will not use the personal information you provide online for purposes incompatible with those described above or that you later authorize without first notifying and offering you an opportunity to opt out of such use.

Access
Adélie strives to keep your personal information accurate. Adélie provides access to the personal information it collects online from you so that you may review, update, amend, correct, or delete it. If you choose to delete it, Adélie will use reasonable efforts to remove your personal information from its files. Note that deleting certain information may make you ineligible to access certain content or features on Adélie’s website and may result in cancellation of access privileges to password-protected websites. To protect your privacy and security, Adélie also will take reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting you access to your personal information. To access your personal information, return to the web page where you originally entered it and follow the instructions on that web page. If you cannot access your information on the web page, please telephone for assistance. You can also send your request to info@adeliesolutions.ca

Security and Integrity
Adélie is committed to ensuring the security and integrity of your information. Adélie has adopted reasonable physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard the personal information you provide to Adélie online. These procedures protect the information against unauthorized access or disclosure, loss or misuse, and alteration or destruction. They also help ensure that the information is accurate and used properly.

Children
Although Adélie’s web site is not directed at children, Adélie is committed to complying with all applicable laws and requirements, such as the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act. Adélie does not knowingly collect information from children under the age of 13. If Adélie learns that it has personal information relating to a child under the age of 13, Adélie will delete that information from its systems.

Links to Unrelated Party Web Sites
Links to unrelated party websites found on Adélie’s website are provided solely as a convenience. If you use these links, you leave the Adélie website. Adélie has not reviewed these unrelated party sites, and does not control and is not responsible for any of these sites, their content, or their privacy policies and practices.

How Adélie Uses Cookies
Adélie may use cookies to obtain non-personal information from you when you visit the Adélie website. A cookie is a small text file placed on your computer's hard drive that allows web sites to recognize repeat users, facilitate users’ access to sites, and compile aggregate data that will allow content improvements at the website or portal. If users do not want cookies to be accessible to Adélie, most browser programs allow users to deny or disable the use of cookies. If you choose not to disable the use of cookies, then your browser adds the text in a small file. Cookies allow a web application to respond to you as an individual. By gathering and remembering information about your preferences, the web application can tailor its operation to your needs, likes, and dislikes. Cookies also help us analyze web traffic and let us know when you visit a particular site. If you choose to deny or disable the use of cookies some functions of Adélie’s website may not be available to you.

Overall, Adélie’s limited use of cookies helps Adélie operate a more effective website by monitoring what's working and what isn't through traffic analysis. Adélie wants to be sure you understand that accepting a cookie does not give Adélie access to your computer or any personal information other than the data you choose to share with Adélie.

Periodic Changes
Please note that Adélie reviews its online privacy practices from time to time and those practices are subject to change. Therefore, users should periodically review this page to ensure familiarity with the most current version of our online privacy statement.

Your Acceptance of Our Privacy Practices
By using this web site, you signify your acceptance of this privacy statement, and you adhere to the terms and conditions posted on the web site. If you do not agree with any of these terms, please do not use this site or submit any personal information.

Effective Date: December 1, 2004

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